We assist our international and Japanese clients in various types of corporate matters governed by the Companies Act, such as incorporation, increase and decrease in capital, amendment of the articles of incorporation, dividends, issuance of new shares/stock acquisition rights/bonds, and dissolution/liquidation. Our services include planning, structuring, scheduling, preparing required documents and filing commercial registrations.
- Contract Drafting and Negotiation
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has considerable experience in contract drafting and negotiation in connection with a wide variety of corporate and commercial transactions. We provide tailored advice based on a full understanding of the regulatory and economic aspects of each transaction.
AM&T has accumulated considerable expertise in handling commercial disputes of every kind, ranging from corporate control contests to shareholders' derivative actions, and other categories in the M&A context. Our Firm frequently handles distributor termination cases (particularly on behalf of international companies that have terminated a Japanese distributor) and disputes involving inter-company transactions. We also handle non-contentious commercial litigation, including suits to determine the fair market valuation of shares.
We regularly provide tailored advice and practical solutions to clients with respect to a wide range of labor and employment matters, including drafting offer letters, employment contracts, and work rules, submitting various required filings to labor authorities and advising on redundancy and other labor issues.
- Business Permits/Licenses
There are many businesses that are heavily regulated in Japan, such as the financial business, pharmaceutical business, telecommunications business, carrier business and warehousing business. We assist clients in procuring the necessary business permits or licenses in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations.
- Translation of Legal Documents
Our attorneys are supported by approximately 120 in-house translators who can quickly and efficiently translate Japanese legal documents, including agreements, laws, regulations and ordinances, to English and other languages as necessary.